Psychology of Misinformation
Why do some patients dying from COVID-19 still believe the virus is a hoax?
How many US adults believe the Chinese government created the coronavirus as a bioweapon?
How many US adults believe people in power created the pandemic?
Why is it difficult to cure people of false beliefs?
When are we susceptible to misinformation?
What are the six "degrees of manipulation" used to spread falsehoods?
What individual differences make people more susceptible to believing falsehoods?
Why did the WHO use the term "infodemic" to describe misinformation about COVID-19?
How have people already been harmed by COVID-19 disinformation?
What is prebunking?
How does prebunking slow the spread of disinformation?
How does the online game, "Go Viral!" prebunk common misinformation about COVID-19?
How effective is an "accuracy nudge" at protecting brains from disinformation?
Who believes misinformation?